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JESUS LOVES YOU, but do I?

There is a bar in Laguna Beach, California that becomes a celebrated biker hangout every Sunday afternoon. There is always a live band playing and rows of gleaming Harleys on either side of the street, with people inspecting them as … Continue reading

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The preeminence of love and understanding

Love understands. Part of loving someone is to attempt to understand them. If someone who is opposed to Christianity for whatever reason determines that you are seeking to understand them for no other reason than to know them better, they … Continue reading

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Close to you

Remember this one by the Carpenters? It should be a theme song for Christians as a reminder of what we want to do with people….celebrate their uniqueness and get close to them. Someone asked what to do with an atheist friend … Continue reading

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‘End of discussion’ is the last thing we want

I know a story about a Christian who was being harassed by an atheist for her beliefs. After the atheist gave some compelling reasons for his disbelief in God, the Christian replied, “Good, we’re both believers then.” The atheist, quite … Continue reading

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You don’t need the Garden Tour, but it wouldn’t hurt

We’re having some pretty strange weather right now for Southern California. When I got up early this morning, the house was 58˚. Marti likes to sleep with the heat off and the windows open, but it’s 52˚ outside right now … Continue reading

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‘Why do you stand here looking into the sky?’

“He presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.” (Acts 1:3) From this account in the Book of … Continue reading

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A static faith or a fearless one?

We need to be smarter about our witness in the world. Taking a cultural stand in society today and linking it with our Christian faith may not be the best thing to do. It can make us look like supporters … Continue reading

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Building bridges in a season of walls

Jesus gave us one command before he left. It was the last thing He told us. He told us to go. Go into all the world. Go into all the world and make disciples. Go into all the world and … Continue reading

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